When was the first cord blood transplant?

Answer Cord blood transplants utilize the stem cells within an infant umbilical cord. The first such transplant was performed in 1988, when blood cells from a newborn were used to successfully treat a six... Read More »

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What type of blood is suitable for a blood transplant?

Blood transfusions are a safe, common way to replace blood after accidents, injury or even surgery. The transfusion occurs when a donor's blood is added to the recipient's blood. Transfusions are a... Read More »

What is the first step to take when the cord is prolapsed?

What will take place in the umbilical cord when the baby first fully uses the lungs?

Fetal Circulatory System The baby's circulatory system works differently when he's in the womb than it does after birth. During pregnancy, the mother's placenta transfers nutrients and highly oxyg... Read More »

When they take your blood during your first appointment and after a pap smear to confirm the pregnancy is there a certain point they would test for STI's in your blood?

Answer The blood tests and the smear will both show STIs and if you weren't told this when they were done you should find another health care provider as as far as I am aware doing these tests wit... Read More »